DOKweb Content is a portal dedicated to East European documentary film. The news section provides up-to-date information on upcoming and just completed films, interviews with filmmakers and other documentary professionals, in-depth articles exploring the state of documentary filmmaking in various parts of the region, as well as insightful texts on current trends, funding, etc. The portal also boasts the largest published databases of completed and upcoming documentary films from Eastern Europe, an industry directory, as well as trailers and original video content. is IDF´s key online project that provides comprehensive details on all IDF´s activities and links them with general information service.
Institute of Documentary Film’s Activities
Founded in 2001, the INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of East European documentary films and their wider promotion. Our activities support filmmakers through all stages of completion – development, funding, production, post-production, and distribution. We aim at individual filmmakers (tailored consultations), groups of carefully selected professionals with projects or films (Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum, East Silver, Doc Launch, etc.), broader professional community (East Doc Platform), as well as the general public (portal We closely work with key int. festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, or training initiatives and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM.

East Doc Platform

Doc Launch

Doc Launch Presentation


Focus: rough cut dramaturgy, promotion, distribution
For: projects in post-production
Where: Prague, Czech Republic, under the umbrella of East Doc Platform
When: March 8 - 10, 2012





Doc Launch supports East European documentary films in the production and rough-cut stages on their way to distribution. It consists of the annual Doc Launch Presentation, held in Prague within East Doc Platform in March, and the year-long Doc Launch programme that supports East European documentary films at international events, providing them with consultations and networking possibilities aimed at facilitating distribution. Doc Launch Signals is a service that will provide festival programmers with a timetable of upcoming – soon-to-be-released documentary films.


Doc Launch Presentation | March 8 – 9, 2012 | Prague
•    Consultations (dramaturgy + editing) | March 8 – 9, 2012
•    Rehearsals | March 9, 2012
•    Presentations | March 9, 2012


For further information on Doc Launch, please click here.